Sprint touts 100,000 femtocells; Clearwire plans to rework retail strategy

> T-Mobile USA and U.K. operator Everything Everywhere are partnering to work with German-based Giesecke & Devrient on embedded SIM cards that will reduce the cost of using e-readers while abroad. Article

> Sprint Nextel currently counts around 100,000 femtocells on its network and expects that number to increase to around 1 million during the course of the next few years. Article

> Clearwire's new CFO, Hope Cochran, said the company plans to rework its retail strategy and that it expects to significantly reduce its customer-acquisition costs as a result. Article

> ZTE will release LTE products in the U.S. market in the second half of this year, a senior executive said, bolstering its position in a marketplace where it has found more favor with its handsets than in the infrastructure market. Article

And Finally... A former public bathroom in an historic Boston park is being turned into a sandwich shop. Article

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